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NATIONAL AFFORESTATION DAY TO BECOME A BREATH FOR THE FUTURE!

Turkey launched an initiative to plant 252 million saplings by the end of the year, the country’s ministry of agriculture and forestry, on Nov. 11.

“On Nov. 11, National Afforestation Day, we are becoming a breath for the future,” said the ministry on Twitter.

“We breathe life into the world by planting 3 tree saplings for 84 million each and 252 million saplings in total,” it added.

The ministry invited all citizens to plant areas in their cities on Nov. 11.

Turkey aims to increase its forests to cover the country’s one-third of surface area by 2023, the president said on Thursday as part of National Afforestation Day.

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